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1

The hydrogen side of the water molecule is positive because of the protons, and the oxygen side of the molecule is negative. Which term best describes this characteristic of water?

Polar

2

Molecules that increase the rate of reaction or are required for enzyme function are called?

Cofactors

3

Which term describes the process of how the living organisms manage a toxic chemical in the body, describing the chemical change or elimination processes that the chemical or toxin undergoes in the body?

Toxicokinetics

4

Which term describes the study of the processes that a substance undergoes in the human body, particulary the rates at which it is absorbed, distributed, metabolized and excreted?

Pharmacokinetics